Burger King’s owner plays 'catch-up' on technology

Restaurant Brands International, which also owns Tim Hortons and Popeyes, has been pushing a host of new initiatives.


Burger King’s owner finds the U.S. a tough market

Domestic same-store sales for the burger chain, Popeyes and Tim Hortons all fell in the third quarter.

The chain is offering free chicken to customers who make a 12-hour drive from Fort Stockton, Texas, to New Orleans.

Focus on operator profitability has helped chains such as Domino’s, Popeyes and Chick-fil-A thrive, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Eight quick-service chains have been asked to provide information on their use of no-hiring agreements.

He will oversee communications, strategic growth and franchisee relations for Restaurant Brands International.

The former head of international operations for Dunkin' Brands and Papa John's has taken the job on a permanent basis, after serving for two months in an interim capacity.

Both brands have the service in “hundreds” of restaurants and plan to expand it quickly.

But the company's Tim Hortons and Popeyes chains both struggled to win over consumers last quarter.